Sally's blog

Peter Rabbit

Rabbits, Rabbits, Rabbits...

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Spring is on its way. It is, really, despite the Met Office’s recent announcement that we’ve just had the coldest winter for 31 years.

Once upon a time ...

Once upon a time ...

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Once upon a time, there was a storyteller. And that storyteller told tall tales, traditional tales, children’s tales and scary tales. Tales about the Lakes, and tales about other places, too.

Swaledale lambs

Down on the Farm

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Before we set up Sally’s Cottages I used to work for LEADER+, an organisation which gives help to farmers and rural businesses.

Jumping in the snow at sunset

Winter Fun

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In the snow on Mell Fell

Father Christmas figure

Here Comes Santa!

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You may think of Lapland and department stores when it comes to small children and Santa, but when you look at the snow-capped mountains in the Lake District, it becomes entirely believable that Sa